Chamberlayne Actors Theatre The Chamberlayne Actor's Theatre presents the murder mystery musical "Something's Afoot" Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Through Nov. 12. Tickets are $13. 319 N. Wilkinson Road. Call 262-9760 or visit www.cattheatre.com.
Firehouse Theatre Edward Albee's "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?" opens Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Nov. 19. Tickets are $20. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.
Richmond Ballet The ballet presents a world premiere by Jessica Lang and "Faure Melodies" at the Studio Theater, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Through Nov. 6. Tickets are $15-$22. 407 E. Canal St. 344-0906.
VCU Dance Center VCU Dance presents the Salon, a showing of new student works, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. Free. 10 N. Brunswick St. 828-1711.
Barksdale Theatre Michael Healey's "The Drawer Boy," Wednesday-Sunday through Nov. 6. Tickets are $32-$34.
Also, Theatre IV presents the vampire rabbit musical "Bunnicula" through Nov. 6. Tickets are $12. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The On-the-Air Radio Players tape a live radio broadcast of classic scripts Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. Free. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5115.
Richmond Shakespeare Theatre The Encore! Theatre Company opens a second theater at Second Presbyterian Church for a fall production of the Bard's plays, opening with "Romeo and Juliet," through Nov. 19. Tickets are $18. 5 N. Fifth St. (866) BARD-TIX.
Science Museum of Virginia The Carpenter Science Theatre Company presents "Shakespeare and Galileo," a fictional encounter between the two historical figures, shows Tuesday-Friday at 11 a.m. and Saturday-Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8. Through Oct. 30. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre "Lucky Stiff," a musical murder-mystery farce about a dead man on vacation, runs Thursday-Saturday through Oct. 29. Tickets are $28.50-$41.25. 17201 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.
VUU Performing Arts Theatre The VUU Department of Fine Arts presents "Take a Giant Step," a play about a black 17-year-old boy living with his family in an all-white neighborhood in the '50s, through Oct. 30. Tickets are $10. 1500 N. Lombardy St.
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